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  1. Legal news
    20 April 2018
    UK Supreme Court adds to the bite of Worldwide Freezing Orders
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/uk-supreme-court-adds-to-the-bite-of-worldwide-freezing-orders

    The UK Supreme Court judgment in JSC BTA Bank v Khrapunov [2018] UKSC 19 was handed down on 21 March 2018.

  2. Legal news
    20 April 2018
    Arbitration SpeedRead: EU Court of Justice declares disputes clauses within intra-EU bilateral investment treaties incompatible with EU law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/cjeu-declares-disputes-clauses-within-intra-eu-bilateral-investment-treaties-incompatible

    The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered a landmark judgment, declaring investor-state dispute settlement clauses within intra-EU bilateral investment treaties incompatible with EU law.

  3. Legal news
    24 September 2020
    Is business interruption as a result of Covid-19 insured? An important ruling in the UK and the state of affairs in other countries
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/is-business-interruption-as-a-result-of-covid-19-insured

    Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, many companies around the world have been closed or have been forced to cut production dramatically. In the UK in particular, the question has arisen as to whether Business ...

  4. Legal news
    29 June 2020
    What effect might the UK’s Business interruption insurance test case have on similar cases over coverage in Hong Kong
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/uks-business-interruption-insurance-test-case-have-on-similar-cases-over-coverage-in-hong-kong

    The United Kingdom's conduct regulator for insurers (and its intermediaries), the Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA"), is seeking a court declaration to resolve contractual uncertainty in business interruption ...

  5. Legal news
    24 January 2020
    A Look at HMRC's Criminal Investigatory tools
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/a-look-at-hmrcs-criminal-investigatory-tools

    HMRC have various powers at their disposal which they can use to gather evidence during an investigation. HMRC officers have similar powers to that of the police under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) to ...

  6. Legal news
    26 June 2018
    Rare refusal by Mainland China Court to enforce HKIAC Arbitration Award
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/hong-kong/rare-refusal-by-mainland-china-court-to-enforce-hkiac-arbitration-award

    A recent judgment from the Beijing Fourth Intermediate People's Court ("Beijing Court") refused to recognise and enforce a foreign arbitral award issued in Hong Kong on the basis that the award dealt with a difference ...

  7. Legal news
    02 December 2019
    Dispute Resolution UK Update - December 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/dispute-resolution-uk-update-december-2019

    Our UK disputes team is delighted to send you the latest edition of our Dispute Resolution Update featuring a selection of our articles on topical issues and recent legal developments.